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Tax reform unlikely this year, says Democrats’ top budget negotiator

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AUGUSTA | With precious little time left before a two-year state spending plan must be passed, the top Democratic budget negotiator said Friday there’s …

Rockefeller family marks 1,000-acre donation to MDI preserve

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MOUNT DESERT | Standing at a podium underneath a large white tent a few feet away from the edge of Little Long Pond, David …

What’s the most distinctive cause of death in Maine?

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released a map showing the most distinctive causes of death for each state. In Louisiana, the …
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Woman’s body found near Portland walking path

A woman was found dead early Friday morning in the water along …

Smoking materials caused Camden house fire

Improper disposal of smoking materials led to a fire that damaged a …

Obama vows no bad deal with Iran: ‘This deal will have my name on it’

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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama took his case for nuclear talks with Iran to a …

Sports

Senior Scott Heath of Westbrook delivers a pitch during Friday's America East baseball elimination game at LeLacheur Park in Lowell, Massachusetts. Hartford beat the University of Maine 11-2 to end the Black Bears' season.

Hartford ousts UMaine from America East tourney

LOWELL, Massachusetts — The University of Maine baseball team went out with an unexpected whimper Friday afternoon. The Hartford Hawks piled up 16 hits and …

Outdoors

For about a month every year alewives make their way up rivers and streams from the Gulf of Maine back to their birthplace to spawn. These alewives are traveling up Blackman Stream to get back to Chemo Pond, where the generation before them was stocked by Maine fish biologists.
Outdoors

Alewives return to Blackman Stream, inspire celebratory festival

BRADLEY | Ten miles downriver in Bangor, the Penobscot River meanders, wide and proud, showing little evidence of the epic change that’s taking place …

Food

JOURNEYS OVER A HOT STOVE

Two great hanger steak marinades

What’s so fetching about thee word “fetch”? Mainers use it in more ways that anywhere else… plus two killer hanger steak marinades we just tried – with great success.

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